Vulnerability

IoT Device Takeovers Surge 100 Percent in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with an explosion in the number of connected devices, have led to a swelling in IoT infections observed on wireless networks....

Election Security: Beyond Mail-In Voting

There are many areas of the election process that criminal hackers can target to influence election results. As a highly publicized event, every four years...

Nvidia Warns Gamers of Severe GeForce Experience Flaws

Versions of Nvidia GeForce Experience for Windows prior to 3.20.5.70 are affected by a high-severity bug that could enable code execution, denial of service and...

Microsoft Teams Phishing Attack Targets Office 365 Users

Up to 50,000 Office 365 users are being targeted by a phishing campaign that purports to notify them of a “missed chat” from Microsoft Teams....

Facebook, News and XSS Underpin Complex Browser Locker Attack

An elaborate set of redirections and hundreds of URLs make up a wide-ranging tech-support scam. A sophisticated “browser locker” campaign is spreading via Facebook, ultimately...

Cloud Security

NYC demonstrates ‘gold standard’ in cyber resilience amid pandemic

What seemed inconceivable a few years ago – that a pandemic would test New York City’s cyber resilience as workers were forced home – has...

Cisco moves to buy cloud and container security startup

Technology conglomerate Cisco is making a play in the cloud application security market, announcing plans to acquire cybersecurity startup Portshift. (Cisco)Technology conglomerate Cisco is making...

Security teams struggle with ransomware, cloud services

Ransomware, insecure internet-facing systems and attacks against cloud-based services are among the top threats facing industry this year, according to new and recent threat intelligence...

U.S. charges 7 alleged state-sanctioned Chinese hackers

The Department of Justice on Wednesday unsealed indictments secured between August 2019 and August 2020 of seven foreign nationals accused of a bevy of international...

G Suite flaw mitigated after disclosure, but Google Drive still vulnerable

Pictured: Google and parent company Alphabet’s corporate headquarters. Researchers recently reported finding security holes in Google’s G Suite and Google Drive offerings. (Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket...

G Suite flaw mitigated after disclosure, Google Drive still vulnerable

Pictured: Google and parent company Alphabet’s corporate headquarters. Researchers recently reported finding security holes in Google’s G Suite and Google Drive offerings. (Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket...